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ShangHai GongDeLin (NanJing West Road)

445 Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6327 0218
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice” (4 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
“mock meat” (3 reviews)
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445 Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I was there for dinner a couple of days ago. During a walking tour a few weeks ago in the neighbourhood of People's Square I was told this is the oldest vegan restaurant in Shanghai, established in 1922. Since a friend of mine recommended it...More

Thank _lilli_yellow_
Reviewed 21 May 2017

If you are a vegetarian, this restaurant is one of the places you should go in Shanghai. The location is very convenient to visit, at People's Square downtown area in Puxi, you can walk there if your hotel is near Nanjing Road. The vegetable dishes...More

Thank Shanghaioutcall
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We picked this based on TripAdvisor comments. Apparently this is a well known chain, perhaps this is the initial location established 1922, but not sure. Anyway, everything we tried tasted good and looked good (some dishes with this "meat look" like duck or meatballs but...More

Thank DimitriVol
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

At Tripadvisor, I have the same review for this restaurant, also known as Godly Restaurant. This restaurant is located adjacent to JW Marriott hotel approximately 5mins walk from West Nanjing Road Metro Exit 11. While the menu is priced differently on the first and second...More

Thank Starry_Skies11
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I used to eat here every time I was passing Shanghai and last year I already noticed a drop in quality and service. But this time it was ordinary food and poor service.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

This restaurant gets me to come back every time I visit Shanghai. The food is excellent and service very friendly, they recognize me every time. It's quite affordable as well. One of my favorites and a must-go if you visit Shanghai even if you eat...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a very pleasant family dinner in Gongdelin, the menu was written also in English and the prices are very affordable. Referring to the flavors, we liked everything we ordered and found it quite tasty. Definitely recommending this one, especially if you are vegetarian!

Thank 803Orozco
Reviewed 21 April 2015

this is the best place for vegetarians who want to eat veg Chinese food, which is very difficult to find in China. Even KFC Mcdonalds or Burger King don't serve veg food. but I loved this place which served mock meat and during my 5...More

Thank Ankit T
Reviewed 13 January 2015

The service was OK though not great. They did not have 2 of the dishes we tried to order, but nonetheless it was a great meal. The prices were reasonable, especially considering the neighborhood, and the restaurant itself is beautiful and peaceful. They charged us...More

2  Thank ejpl
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We went for lunch on Friday at 2 PM. It is very conveniently located off People's Square and right next tot he JW Marriott. And came highly recommended. At 2 PM, when we wanted the spring rolls or the steamed dumplings -- we were told...More

3  Thank traveller61222
People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you
would expect from the town square of one of the
biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s
Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with
activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow
in and out of the area every day to see grand museums,
go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied
food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
07:30 - 19:30
07:30 - 19:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People’s Square
  • Neighbourhood: People’s Square
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6327 0218
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